This super filling, high protein vegetarian salad is a great tasty on the go recipe for truck drivers, students, busy people, or anyone who needs healthy grab & go meals with no re-heating required.
The vegetarian protein options allow the salad to be kept at a room temperature for at least a day without having to worry about going bad. You can also keep this salad in the fridge for a few days to get a even better taste from the sesame oil. Unlike a lot of salads you actually feel quite full due to the high fiber, high protein, and healthy fat content of this salad. This salad is meant for 2 servings but you can also just eat this in one sitting if you are extra hungry today. If you increase the amount you can also make this into a meal prep recipe and make 4 to 6 mason jar salads.
Calorie and Macro per Serving (2 total): 273 calories, 15 F, 19C, 11 fiber, 8 sugar, 17 P
125 g mixed lettuce 75 g baby spinach 1 small red bell pepper chopped 100 g thawed edamame 140 g canned sweet corn (drained) 6 small grape tomatoes halved 28 g or 1 oz chopped avocado 8 small black olives 1 medium boiled egg 1 oz low fat high feta cheese Lemon juice squeezed from 1/2 lemon 1 tsp sesame oil Sea salt and black pepper to taste
1. Mix the lettuce and baby spinach together along with the chopped bell pepper and edamame. Use your clean hands or large spoon to mix well.
2. Add in drained sweet corn, halved grape tomatoes, avocado, and olives. Mix well.
3. Slice the egg and chop the feta cheese. Add them into the salad and mix well.
4. Add in the lemon (watch out for the seeds), salt, pepper, and the sesame oil. Mix thoroughly with your clean hands or a large spoon.
Divide into 2 large servings and enjoy right away.
Store into two large containers as an on the go lunch for today and tomorrow.
They can store in the fridge for a few days or stay in the room temperature for one day.
For additional protein you can always add tofu in place of feta cheese and add in more egg whites without the yolk. If you are’t vegetarian, you can also of course add canned meat right before you eat it for even more protein.
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